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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceTexas
County/ParishBrewster
LocalityArnett Ranch, 20 Mi S Marathon
Latitude29.9290009
Longitude-103.2399979
Institution CodeTtu
Collection CodeMammals
Catalog Number1686
Collected ByMammalogy Class
Date Collected1964-03-28

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http://www.nsrl.ttu.edu/collections/Mammals/index.htm

The NSRL’s recent mammal collection houses more than 118,000 research specimens. Nearly 80% of these specimens are in the form of dried skin and/or skull and skeletal material preparations, while the rest are fluid-preserved specimens housed in a separate collection area. The dried skin and skeletal preparations are stored in 732 metal cabinets. These cabinets are specially designed to keep the specimens safe from UV light, dust, occasional insect pests, and other harmful agents. Every specimen is labeled with information concerning its species, sex, collector, preparator, collecting location, and other pieces of collecting data. Each specimen has also been given a catalog number and its data verified and entered into a searchable computer database. All specimens of the same species are stored together, organized by country, state, county, and finally catalog number. Groups of related species are housed in adjacent cases. As with the Genetic Resources Collection, the majority of these specimens in this collection are bar coded and a project is underway to bar code the rest to facilitate the retrieval of associated data and to reduce time and effort spent by the NSRL staff in maintaining an organized collection.

Contacts

Name Heath Garner
RoleCurator of Collections
Emailheath.garner@ttu.edu
Name Heath Garner
RoleCurator of Collections
Emailheath.garner@ttu.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameCanis latrans texensis
Higher ClassficationCANIS
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderCarnivora
FamilyCanidae
GenusCanis
Specific Epithetlatrans
Infraspecific Epithettexensis
Taxon Ranksubspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog Number1686
PreparationsSK | skull
Sexunknown
Institution CodeTTU
Collection CodeMammals
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:TTU:Mammals:1686
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByMAMMALOGY CLASS
Field NumberTK929405
Date Collected1964-03-28
Verbatim Date Collected3/28/1964
Year1964
Month3
Day28
Start Day of Year88
End Day of Year88
Locality
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvinceTexas
CountyBrewster
Higher Geography| United States | Texas | Brewster Co | | | |
ContinentNorth America
LocalityARNETT RANCH, 20 MI S MARATHON
Verbatim LocalityUNITED STATES | TEXAS | BREWSTER CO | ARNETT RANCH, 20 MI S MARATHON
Decimal Latitude29.9290009
Decimal Longitude-103.2399979
Georeference Protocolnot recorded
Verbatim Coordinates13 669931 3312031
Geodetic DatumWGS84
Georeferenced ByMia Hwang (TTU)
Georeferenced Date3/3/2003
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-02-20
IDurn:catalog:TTU:Mammals:1686
dcterms:referenceshttp://portal.vertnet.org/o/ttu/mammals?id=1686
dcterms:accessRightshttp://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:establishmentMeansnative
dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusrequires verification
dwc:georeferenceSourcesTopozone.com
dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
dwc:institutionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34902
dwc:verbatimCoordinateSystemUTM
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